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Deep in the Heart Film Festival coming to Waco, announces call for entries

July 11, 2016 | Cory Webb | Latest News
Deep in the Heart Film Festival coming to Waco, announces call for entries

The first annual Deep in the Heart Film Festival (DitHFF), a two day, independent film event held in the heart of the Central Texas area, announced today its call for entries in all short film categories which include Comedy, Drama, Fantasy/Sci-fi, Family, Horror/Thriller, and Documentary.

Independent filmmakers from around the world are welcome to submit their short films (less than 50 minutes) via the DitHFF web site at

Submission fees can be found via the link above. Submission deadlines are as follows:

  • Super Early deadline: July 31, 2016
  • Just Missed Super Early deadline: August 31, 2016
  • Early deadline: September 30, 2016
  • Regular deadline: October 31, 2016
  • Extended deadline: November 30, 2016
  • Late deadline: December 15, 2016

“Short films are fantastic for transporting an audience into powerful stories. The Deep in the Heart Film Festival is searching for fresh voices with fresh insights to share with a new audience. We are finding the diamonds in the rough, and we are bringing them to Waco,” said Samuel Thomas, Co-Festival Director. “We’re a first year festival that puts filmmakers first.”

In addition to short films, DitHFF will also curate at least 4 feature film blocks. All-access festival badges, day passes, and individual screening tickets will be made available in January 2017 via the festival’s website at

Additional festival news will be found on these social media platforms: